24 Jul 2018

Commissioning Oak Structures that will Last More than a Lifetime   I’ve just returned from picturesque rural Kent attending the funeral for my wife’s grandmother who died recently aged 98, this was not a sad time, it was a celebration of a long interesting life with over 20 great grandchildren to show for it. I […]

04 May 2018
British Oak Logs

At a time of unprecedented demand for European oak, why are prices at rock bottom?  Why is it now unusual for businesses who invest in stock and processing capabilities to make a profit on their activities?  Consumers, be they specifiers, architects or retail, place ever greater demands on the qualities of oak in order to […]

28 Mar 2018

  Sawmills cut beams for immediate supply and surplus saw capacity goes into stock, most of this production is in standard sections and it is available for sale from day one. At times of low demand the beam stock in sawmills will build up, at times of high demand, like we have now and for […]

07 Dec 2017

Acclimatising Oak Floors Acclimatisation and why you should do it! Solid oak floors can last for several hundred years in the right setting. The most important factor in this longevity is stability of moisture content. If the moisture content in the floor board is 10% and the moisture in the room is 12% then the […]

07 Dec 2017
oak flooring in modern open living space

Simply Stunning Solid Oak Flooring If you want an impressive focal point in your home or office, then look no further than Timberpride for your solid oak floor! With solid oak flooring, there are always considerations (like anything in life) underfloor heating is a rather hot topic (get it) and believe it or not, so […]

07 Dec 2017
oak frame

Ah, hello, you’re back. Shall we continue… STABILITY!!! We love stability here at Timberpride – That’s why all our joinery timbers have been air dried for years and only then kiln dried. Most Joinery oak is kiln dried from green now, but we believe this is the best way to annoy a joiner. We can […]

26 Sep 2017

Oak cladding is an affordable way to ensure a beautiful focal point on any building. That’s what we say!! If you are looking for a rustic statement, then feather edge is the one for you. With its tapered board fitted with an overlap makes for a beautiful traditional exterior facade. (posh!) If it’s a more […]

13 Sep 2017

When using green oak externally rather than internally, then just remember, it WILL change colour. This is because the tannins will wash out due to the Great British weather, sorry, we mean the rain – our mistake! UV in sunlight has a similar effect, so it will still weather as we have a summer. Don’t worry though, it’s under 1mm […]